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Original Poetry,

209 From every gross enjoyment free,

Till Thelvy Saltburne, cloath'd with fea-weed Heart-subduing sympathy !

reein, What smooths the rugged brow of woe,

And giant Huncliff, close the pleasing foene*. And mingles pleasure e'en with tears ;

IMITATION OF CATULLUS. What hids the softest transports flow,

ODE V. Extracts the poison from our cares? 'Tis the sweet grace that dwells with thee, « Vivamns, mea Lesbia, atque amemus. Thou soothing spirit-Sympathy!

LET us, fair beauty, live and love,

And all the sweets of Venus prove;
Continue, fairy-power, to bind
My HARRIET's tender heart to mine ;

Nor heed those rumours, which defame Contented let me ever find

The pureness of our mutual flame! Her fondest thoughts to thee incline ! Bright suns may fet, and rise again! For while the turns her love to thee,

When once our wand'ring light is fed ; That love is mine-Sweet Sympathy! We seek its orient course in vain;

I. B. In night eternal Neep the dead !

Fair beauty, coldly cease to measure
À CLEVELAND PROSPECT. Thy virgin love, profuse of pleasure!

Ah! let my lips in many a kiss
Dedicated to my Neighbours, by J. TULLIE,

Imbibe the soft ambrosial bliss!
N. B. Written originally in Greek.

Mingled with' mine,' wbile fondly glow
I Am the first, that with advent'rous hand,

Thy lips, as roses blushing sweet; In Greciad colours draw my native land; So kils, my love! that none may know, Hold the fair landscape to the public view, How oft our lips in kiffes meet ! And point out beauties known to none but

F. Æ. C. D. you. See haughty Loftus, there, with alum stored;

SONNET. Loftus ftill weeping for her noble lord : WILL ever thus this tide of passion roll? Kilton's deep vales, white hills, and fylvan And no kind interval of hope arise gloom;

To calm these conflicts of the troubled foul? Freebro's huge mount, immortal Arthur's tomb. And must I still behold th' averted eyes And Hunley, scowling to the distant main, With cloudy head, involved in murky rain. Skelton, beneath the jocund muses' bow'r, Loftus, the seat of Sir THOMAS DUNDAS, Smiles on her bard, and ancient humble tow'r, late T. Moore, Esq. Where feeling Tristram dwelt in days of yore, Kilton Cafile, JAMES TALLIES, Esq. Where joyful Panty made the table roar. Freebro, the pyramidical mount seen at a Behold Upleatham, Toped with graceful ease, distance, supposed to be king Arthur's tomb. Hanging enraptured o'er the winding Tees; Henley, a great promontory, projecting into Proud provinces extended at her feet, the ocean, belonging to Mr. Jackson. And crouded seas, that seem one endless fleet: Skelton Castle, the seat of John STEVENNo savage beauties here with awe surprise, SON HALL, Esq. the author of this poem, Sweet heart-felt charms, like Lady Char- , “ Crazy Tales," and “ Fables for Grorun Gen

tlemen,' &c. Mark Tockets, nurse and cradle of the loves, Upleatham, seat of THOMAS DUNDAS, Where Venus keeps her children, and her Esq. doves,

Tockets, seat of General John HALES, Through yon tremendous arch like heaven's Gisbro', a market town, once a famous vaft bow,

priory belonging to Mr. CHALONER, where Lo, like Palmyra, Gisro', great in woe. remains a very stupendous Gothic window, . Those towering rocks, green hills, and spa 100 feet high. cious plains,

Goarbam, CHARLES TURNER, Esq. a Circled with woods, are Chaloner's domains ; filhong town and bathing place, A gen'rous race, from Cambro Griffin traced, Redcar, dirto, a fishing town, Fam'd for fair maids, and matrons wife and Marsk, ditto, and a house belonging to Sir chafte.

LAWRENCE DUNDAS, Observe, nor let those stately piles below, Saltburn, ditto, belonging to John S. Nor Turner's princely realms, unnoticed go.

HALL, Esq. Forced, like Rome's conful, with reluctant Huncliff, Mr. JACKSON'S. The face of brow,

the pro.nontory 300 feet high. To leave his oxen, cabbages, and plough ; · Kirkleatham, the seat of CHARLES TURN-: His all that coast, and bis that wave-wath'd ER, Esq. lord of the princely realms above. seat,

described.
Godebam, where Cleveland nymphs and N. B. Feeling Tristram alludes to the Rev.
naiads mcet.

Lawrence Sterne, who used frequently to
Next fishy Redear view, Mars's funny lands, be at Skelton Cafile, Cor Crazy Cafle.)
And sands beyond Pactolus' golden Sands ; Joyful Party, Ms. LASCELLE!, a cler-

Syman, ditto.

NOTES AND REFERENCES.

lotte's eyes.

210

suitain,

Original Poetry.--Varieties.
Of cold disdain? Relentless roaid! No more The pines responsive in thrill murmurs figh;
My borom thrillid by thy impressive What weight of woes you venturous band

tongue
Its soften'd truths and precepts (hall adore : The sea their home, their labour, and their

My soul, no more, in tender transport hung gair.
The guidance of thy gentle hand ihall seek. The fish their scant, precarious meal supplies,
Thine eye's mute language I must now Their ship protects them from th' inclement
forget,

kies.
Tho' pity glistens on thy wetted cheek, Let me in sleep beguile the tedious hours,

And drops of tenderness do linger yet, Where its transcendant waves the fountain Where wounded and forsaken hearts recline,

pours ; And soon are heal'd-but ah! inflamed more The obfequious murmurs, as the current is mine! I. M. GUTCH.

flows,

Sooth the tired (wain his languid eye-lids. TRANSLATION FROM MOSCHUS.

clore.

H. S. S. WHEN Zephyr breathes upon the azure

TO THE ENQUIRER AFTER A STANDARD waves,

or BEAUTY. My panting heart the peaceful ocean braves; Glows with the scene, those fofter joys in- ASK not of me th' eflential form hales,

That high-priz'd beauty bears;
Dropt from the almy pinions of the gales.

Ah! who shall paint the magic charm,
But when the curling billow rears its form, That every breast ensnares?
And Glent horror broods upon the storm, Search for the answer in your heart,
I turn my footsteps to yon duky grove, For there the secret's found
Misfortune's refuge, the retreat of love. Tis your own taste that points the dart,
There, when the tempeít clears, the low'. And bids our beauty wound !

PHILIPPA,

ring sky,

VARIETIES,
LITERARY and PHILOSOPHICAL ;
Including Notices of Works in Hand, Domestic and Foreign.

Authentic Communications for tbis Article will always be thankfully received.
R. NORTHMORE, of Cleve, near cording to the latest improvements, with

in New System of Education, founded upon The Third Differtation on Fever, by Principles." It is expected to be ready Dr. FORDYCE, will also be ready for for the press about May or June next. delivery in the course of April; as will a

Dr. HARRINGTON has in the press, new edition of “ Dr. GREGORY'S EcoA Letter to Mr. CAVENDISH,' con- nomy of Nature," enlarged and improved. taining some pointed animadversions, with The lovers of the arts as applied te strictures upon the chemical papers in subjects of natural history, will also be the last volume of “ The Philosophical gratified by the 5th volume of that beauTransactions :" allo, upon the last French tiful work, “ LEWIN's Birds." chemical publications.

MORISON, who, as printer to the uniMr.Silvester HARDING has under- verlity of St. Andrew, has published taken to publish at least one hundred handsome and correct editions of “ Salportraits, for the illustration of The luftand “ Hors.ce,” with the notes Account of Royal and Noble Authors." and emendations of Professor JOHN His design is, to complete the series of HUNTER;- is about to add to them, engravings which are to illustrate all the an edition of “ Virgil,” in the same style other parts of Messrs. ROBINSON'S of typographical execution, and enriched edition of the Earl of Orford's Works, with the notes and emendations of the Mr. HARDING's work is to be completed same learned editor. in 2 5 numbers, royal quarto ; each nun In the course of the present month will ber to contain four portraits of royal or be published, in London, a valuable noble authors.

elementary treatise upon Mathematical A volume of poems by Mr. Fawcett, Analysis; the work of the learned Professor will make its appearance early in the VILANT, of the university of St. An.. month. « The Art of War” will be in- drew. troduced, with confiderable alterations, We understand several gentlemen are, under the title of “ Civilized War;" to at this time, employed in-procuring anecgether with “ The Art of Poetry,” ac

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Interesting Botanical Information.

211 dotes of diftinguished persons, who are A young plant in good health, of now living; the first volume will be pre- each of the above, and a pot of each sented to the public in the course of the of the vegetables, which bear the folensuing autu.nn. The characters are to lowing names, have been also sent to the be drawn with a due leaning to the libe. Citizen BERMOND. ral side, and to be entirely devoid of ca 1. (L'Herbe d'Ecoffe.) Scotch-grass; ļumny as well as of every reflection a new species of andropogon, and one of which

may hurt the feelings of the par- the family of graffes, is cultivated at ties spoken of. The first volume will St. Domingo *, as a most excellent fodder have for its title “ Public characters of for horned cattle. 1798;” and it is intended to publish a 2. (L'Herbe de Guinée) + Guineakimilar volume, under the same title, about grais; panicum altiffimum. M. P. Anothe same period of every succeeding year. ther vivacious grais, that grows in the

Mr. PERKINS, of Leicester-square, has lands, on the borders of the sea, and taken out a Patent for a diicovery which also produces a most excellent fodof the Influen:e of the Metollic Traitors on der. The English of the Antilles, who the human body; made by Dr. PERKINS, are perfectly acquainted with the merit of Conneticut.--The relief which these of this plant in walte lands, and for fattraitors have given, in many obstinate tening their cattle, terin it Guinée-grass, topical pains, and inflammatory afections (Guinea-grafs.) incident to the human body, is generally,

3. (Le Laurier de Madére.) The lau. imputed to their influence on the" e:nimál rel of Madeira; Leurus Maderiensis. L. elečtricity: An analysis of the specifica- A grand and charming tree from the tion will appear'ınder its proper head Canary Islands; the seeds of which were in our next Magazine.

sent to the museum by the botanists who French.

accompanied Capt. D'ENTRECASTEAUX: The following very laudable attempt its fruit is very aromatic, and contains to naturalize certain exotics in France, much essential oil, highly perfumed. cannot fail to excite curiosity. Some 4. (Le Chou Caraïbe violet.) The violet thing of the same kind has been attempted cabbage-tree of the Caribbee Itlands; by individuals among ourselves, on a Arum sagitti-folium. L. A vivacious smaller scale. There, the effort is now plant, with a tuberous root, and a very made by public bodies, and the conte- large volume. It contains much nutriquences are far more propitious than tion, grows on banks bordering on water, could have been expected. Were it pof- and produces a healthy and abuniant fible to realize the philanthropic project aliment. here projected, negro flavery would be 5. (Le Thé de Saint Domingue.) The at an end: the cane-plant and the coffee- tea plant of St. Domingo; Capraria bitree would become indigenous to Eu- fora, L. This is an evergreen Trub, rope; these prodnetions of our southern the leaves, of which are employed by the climates, would be gathered in by the inhabitants of the Antilles, for the same hands of sturdy freemen, and no longer, purpose as the tea of China and Japan. as at present, be moistened by the blood It would be curious enough, were we, and the tears of the oppressed Africans! some day hereafter, to trantport this fpeThe information which we present to

cies of tea to China, and it to obtain a the public, is extracted from “ An Ejay preference there over the native tea of towards the Naturalization of certain Ve- the country, this is not impossible. getables in Fran e,” by the Citizen BER 6. (L'Acacie de la gomme Arabique.) MOND, who was infructed by the Mu- The gum-arabick-bearing acacia; Mifeum of Natural History and the Com- moja Nilotica. L; Although it be very mission of Agriculture, to endeavour to probable, that the gum produced by our naturalize the vegetables hereafter men

coinmon stone-fruit trees, purified to the tioned, in his department of the Mari- fame degree, would form a good fubitizime Alps.

tute to that which comes from Arabia, The vegetables confided to the department of the Maritime Alps, are :

* And also in Januaica, where it is prin-Agra--the Isle of France—and the from the coast of Guinea. 1. The indigo of Java-Pondicherry cipally used by horses

. Trans.

† So called, as having come originally Antilles.

It is very coin

mon in Jamaica, and has of late been introII. The cotton-bearing plant-herba duced into our fottlements in the East-inties, ceous of Malta --wild (a coion fauve ) of where it thrives wonderfully, and has been Siam, in form of a tree-twisted of Cay- productive of the greatest advantages. Tranf.

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Interesting Botanical Experiments. it is useful to know, whether the tree of men, who traffic in men, repair an. which produces the latter, would fit the nnally, to carry away its labourers into climate of Europe. Should this be natu- climates, equally fatal to llaves and their ralized here, there is no reason to doubt, proprietors, This too famous plant is but that all vegetables whatever may live already cultivated in the illes of the Arin our climate; as that, of which it is a chipelago, in Sicily, and the kingdom of native, is the hottest in the globe. The Valencia, in Spain. Wherefore is it nor tand-plains of Senegal are its native allo cultivated in the dominions of the country.

Maritime Alps ? There it would visity, 7. (Le Gouavier.) The guara; Pyo- initead of destroying; diun Goyava, a fruit tree oi the Antilles;

12. (Un jeune pied de caffè). A young the productions of which form a molt item of the coffee-tree; coffea Arabica. I, excellent fweet-meat. It is not to be What has been said of the sugar-cane, doubted, but that this tree will thrive in may be said also of the coffee-tree. There the plains of Nice, as it has succeeded at exifts more probability, however, in faLavalette, in Provence ; where it ha's vour of the naturalization of it,than of the been so productive, that several vigorous former. All thằt rocky country, in which young plants have been reared from the Monaco is ftuated, appears exceedingly teed.

pro, er for its cultivation, and perhaps 8. (Le Cirier d'Amerique.) The wax. alív, for giving to its berriţs a quality bearing tree of America; Myrica Pensyl- approaching that of the mocha, which is vanica, M. P. A fhrub, t'he seeds of very different from what is produced om which are enveloped in a matter, out of the hills of the Antilles. which tapers are made.

These give

Progress of the above plants, during a much light, and afford a balsamic odour, short : esidence in the department of the very serviceable in pulmonary com

Maritime Alps. plaints *. Our candles, the

contrary,

The citizen entrusted with the conveyare highly pernicious, even to the ance (ct de l'education) and culture of , ftrongett lungs.

thele precious vegetables, has invited the 9. (Le Cedre du Liban.) The cedar of constituted authorities, and those conLebanon; Pinus Cedrus, The tallest and vertant in such fubjects, to examine their largest tree of the temperate climates. present state. It results from this examiThis tree ought to be planted on a high nation, that the sugar-cane, which, on mountain, with a northerly expofition; its departure from Paris, on the 29th of its wond is the least corruptible of any

Prairial, was cre feet, five inches in we are acquainted with. The progres- height, in the first decade of Vendemaire, fion of its growth, in a climate warmer had attained five feet leven inches, and than our own, would be an interesting mot forth thirty-three fuckers, of which acqui&tion to natural history.

three have been replanted. 10. (Le Bananier.) The banana ; Muja

The coffee-tree, at its departure, was Paralihaca. L. A grand herbaceous ab/olutely fripped of its leaves; the veplant, that produces a bunch of fruit, getation is now abundant, and it has fometimes weighing Solb. It is used as pushed forth fmail branches. a food in America, and is savory, nou

The cedars are covered with new buds.. rishing, and healthy. By planting it

Four different fpecies of cotton were near a brook, and sheltering it from the sown on the 8th Thermidor, viz. winds, it is probable that it will grow

1. That of St. Domingo: it is 30 inand multiply exceedingly t:

ches in height. 11. (Le Canne a sucre.) The sugar

2. That of Siam : it is 28 do. cane; saccharum officinarum L. A gra 3. That of Pondicherry: it is 20 do. mineous plant, which has occafioned

4. That of Malta : it is 22 do. the death of more men than exifts, per On the fame day were fown, four differhaps, at this present moment on the face ent species of indigo, viz. of the globe; as much by the devouring

1. The indigo of Java: it is 8 in- , avidity of riches, inspired into the breasts - ches in height. of Europeans, as by the horrible de 2. That of Pondicherry: it is & vaftation of Africa, whither thousands do.

3. That of Agra: it is ra do. * Très propre à rétablir les poitrines delabrées. 4. That of the Isle of France, which Notre luminaire, au contraire, detruit les poin has not risen. trines les mieux conftituees. Orig.

"The different teas are all in a fine date + I saw a banana, bearing fruit, about of vegetation. three years since, in Kew gardens. Tr.

The

Substitutes for Oak Bark-Dutch Literature.

213 The Scotch-grass, which had only two The result has exceeded their inom fansmall lateral shoots, has now upwards of guine expectations. The tanners and 6o luckers.

cordwainers have found, that calf-ikin, The Guinea-grass has four fuckers; prepared in this manner, equals the best it, at this moment, fills four large vales, Englith leather į and are eager to purand is about to feed.

chate it at two florins per pound weight; TheCar ibbee-cabbage was destitute of whereas, formerly, the belt home-manuleaves; it is now covered with them, and factured leather would not fetch mo feveral are fifteen inches.

than one florin per pound. It is in great The Guava, Banana, the Manioc (caf- requef for shoes and boots : and Mons. sada) are in full vegetation.

FOEHLMAN is prosecuting his experiThe Nopal has leaves of 20 inches. In ments on various other kinds of trees and laort, with the exception of the indigo plants,' under the direction of M. of the ille of France, which has not WEHRs. This is not the only discovery sprung, no individual has perished, and for which the arts are indebted to the latter they are all in a thriving way. It ought gentleman. The hats, manufactured from to be added, also, that the feeds were not vegetable substances, which are worn at fown in the proper season.

Lunenburg, and which are remarkable The hopes entertained from this estab- for durability and lightness, are his inlishment, begin to assume the character of vention. At present, he is diligently certainty, when we recollect, that the occupied in the improvement of the ma. sugar-cane* grows at Montpellier to its nufacture of paper. natural height; that is to say, to eight " Le Nord, Litteraire, Physique, Poc feet, and that it arrives at maturity. The litique & Moral," publifhed at Kiel by citizen GOUAN, professor of botany in pro effor OLIVARIUS, continues to be that distinguished" school, has sown in- conducted with the degree of spirit which digo there, which, after {pringing very might have been expected from its able kindly, has flowered and ripened. Dif- editor. The third Number has just are ferent individuals, after his example, rived in London. have fown various sorts of cotton, even

Dutch. that of Siam, in waste, arid, and ftony

The convulsive crisis of the revolution land, and have had a harvest of charming has not checked the progress of literapods in return. Professor GOUAN has ture in the Batavian republic. L. VAN caused stockings to be made froin his laf SANTEN has recently published a new harvest.

and elegant edition of Terentianus GERMAN.

Maurus: two volumes of a new edition The difficulty of procuring a fufficient of Plutarch," have lately appeared, quantity of oak-bark, for the purposes edited by D. WYTTENBACH. The of tanning, in the electorate of Hano- learned orientalist, Ruhnkenius, is enver, has long been a subject of serious gaged in bringing out “ Scheller's Diccomplaint, and several applications have tionary,” adapted to the use of the Bata, been made to the government, to prohibit vian schools; and the justly celebrated de the exportation of this neceffary article.' Bosch, is occupied upon the “ Anthcm This circumstance attracting the notice logia Græca, with the translation by Graof the aulic counsellor, WeKrs, he was tius, in Latin verse. The learned editor induced to make a feries of experiments, is not in possession of the Greek text, to ascertain the possibilty of procuring a with the manuscript corrections of Grofubftitute for oak-bark, from various in- tius, the existence of which, it seems, is digenous trees. In these useful researches doubtful; but he has availed himself of he has been greatly assisted by Mr. many new, and hitherto unpublished, reFOEHLMAN, an ingenious tanner, who sources for perfecting this valuable work. bas lately established a very extensive tan

SPANISH. Rery at Linden, in the vicinity of Hano Notwithstanding the wretched state invet ; in which he has introduced confi- to which Spain has been thrown by the derable improvements, that are not to be present war, literature, in that country, met with in any other tan-yard in the leems to be making some progress. The tlectorate. They commenced their joint following Spanish publications have been experiments upon the Sumach (rhus co- lately announced in the Madrid Gazette, riaria), with which this country abounds. from which the following very curious

The sugar-cane is said to have been ori- notices are translated almost literally. ginally carried from Sicily to Spain, and from

Observations de un Viagero Politico Spain to the West-Indies.

et Filosophico," &c, Obfervations of a

Political

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